Channel Highway

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Channel Highway

General information
Route number(s) B68
route number
State Route 6[1]
Major junctions
North end Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay, Tasmania
  Southern Outlet
Huon Highway
Algona Road
South endHuonville, Tasmania
Major settlementsTaroona, Kingston, Huntingfield, Margate, Kettering, Woodbridge, Cygnet
Highway system

The Channel Highway is a regional highway that travels south from Hobart To Huonville, Tasmania, Australia. The Channel Highway starts from the end of Sandy Bay Road and travels south toward Huonville via Taroona, Kingston, Huntingfield, Margate, Kettering, Woodbridge and Cygnet. The shortest way from Hobart to Huonville is via the Huon Highway. Prior to the construction of the Southern Outlet the Channel Highway was the main route used to get to Kingston and other southern towns.

Kingston Bypass[edit]

In February 2010, the Tasmanian Government approved the construction of the 2.8 km Kingston Bypass. The bypass includes the Summerleas Road underpass, Algona Road roundabout and dedicated cycle lanes.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Former State Route Numbering System in Tasmania, Ozroads: the Australian Roads Website. Retrieved on 30 January 2008.[self-published source]
  2. ^ "Kingston Bypass contract signed". roadconstruct. 18 February 2010. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 18 January 2011.